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Ollie and the Otter

A Scottish Osprey Story

Emily Dodd
Kirsteen Harris-Jones


Range: Picture Kelpies Paperback 24 pages colour illustrations 230 x 265 mm ISBN: 9781782503699 Publication date: 16th March 2017
Genre: Animals Theme: Environment Ideal for ages: 3, 4, 5 and 6
Ollie the osprey loves to catch fish, but he can't throw them! And if he can't throw a fish to Isla, she'll never notice him. (Throwing fish is how ospreys make friends!) Can Rory the otter help him?

A charming story about doing what you love, full of fun sounds and adorable Scottish wildlife.


'The illustrations by Kirsteen Harris-Jones are realistically and very attractively done.'
-- Youth Services Book Review

Ollie and the Otter


Emily Dodd is passionate about science, wildlife and storytelling. She is a screenwriter for CBeebies science programme Nina and the Neurons and has written and presented science shows for the Edinburgh International Science Festival, the Scottish Seabird Centre, Edinburgh University, National Museums Scotland and Our…

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Kirsteen Harris-Jones completed a BA in children’s illustration for publishing, and has worked in advertising, graphic design and animation. She’s now a freelance artist living in Shropshire with her husband and three children. She is the illustrator of The Grouse and the Mouse and No…

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